The data show that the eight commercial centers opened this year have already employed over 12,000 people, and at least another 10 commercial centers are to be opened by year-end.
Globe Trade Center (GTC) is to open three commercial centers under Galleria brand, in
September, October and November in Buzau (east), Piatra-Neamt (northeast) and Suceava.
Out of the malls’ lodgers, the hypermarket network Carrefour opened four new units in 2008, within some commercial centers, in which some 2,000 people work, at an average of 500 employees per unit.
Wages within commercial centers can exceed 5,000 euro per month, at the level of the best paid mall managers, according to data available on the market, while the average net salary in trade stands at about 350 euros per month, according top data supplied by the National Statistics Institute (INS).